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pompous
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Ernie might be pompous on occasions like this, but Harry was in a mood to deeply appreciate a vote of confidence from somebody who did not have radishes dangling from their ears.
  • ’Dreadful, dreadful,’ said Ernie, shaking his head pompously.

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  • She gave another pompous speech.
  • "Well done, Ron, excellent," said Percy Weasley pompously as "Zabini, Blaise," was made a Slytherin.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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